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November 15, 1941

Government Services

JAMA. 1941;117(20):1722. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820460060018

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Abstract

Public Health Service Engineer Dies  Leslie C. Frank, retired senior sanitary engineer of the U. S. Public Health Service, Washington, D. C., died, September 4, while on a visit to Toronto, Ont., aged 54. Mr. Frank retired last February because of ill health. He was president of the International Association of Milk Sanitarians.

Conference on Evaluation of Tests for Syphilis  The North American Serologic Conference opened in Washington, October 20, under the auspices of the U. S. Public Health Service, Washington, D. C., and the Committee on Evaluation of Serodiagnostic Tests for Syphilis, to determine, if possible, the most accurate test for syphilis. The conference will continue for a month, during which leading serologists of Cuba, Mexico, Canada and the United States will seek through competitive analysis to evaluate new tests. Two similar conferences have taken place in Copenhagen, one in Montevideo and one in Washington in 1935. Members of

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